Television personality and actress Tami Farrell is the co-host of the new variety series “Celebrity Poker Live.” Standing alongside comedian Joshua Escandon, Farrell will be interviewing celebrity participants from the Bicycle Casino on location.
A pageant veteran, Tami won the prestigious titles of Miss Teen USA in 2003 and runner-up in Miss California 2009. She was crowned Miss California USA after Carrie Prejean was dethroned by pageant official in 2009. Tami is a multifaceted beauty; model actress, singer and now television host. Comedy Centrals Secret Girlfriend, NBC’s Passions, the film Hero in Every Heart, and most recently the short Worst Day Ever, which she wrote, produced and starred in. Tami and her writing partners started The Roosevelt Group, and together have completed three screenplays and a dramatic pilot. They have also written and produced several short films.
Tami has been seen in Seventeen, People, Surfer, Bliss, Prom, Allure, and Teen Vogue magazines as a model. She has been on the cover of Malibu Times and Women’s World, and walked the runways in New York for Fashion Week. Her infectious personality has lead to many amazing hosting opportunities. Recently, she co-hosted NBC’s pilot Anything for You, and earlier this year she worked on FOX as a model for Million Dollar Money Drop.
Tami currently resides in Los Angeles. With a passion for philanthropy, she volunteers her time with The Art of Elysium and Sparrow Clubs. She is a newly wed, and enjoys spending time with her two dogs, Buttercup and Ace.
Danielle Demski joins “Celebrity Poker Live” as a commentator and co-host. Danielle’s comfort in front of the camera and witty personality are what’s made this Honors graduate, Miss Arizona, and former NFL Cheerleader a hot commodity in the world of entertainment! Currently you can see Danielle co-hosting the new series, “Trends With Benefits” on TBS. Every week she gives the scoop on fashion, food, and technology.
Danielle is a popular face in the world of poker, hosting “Three Card Poker Championship” for the Game Show Network. She also hosted the biggest poker tournament in the world, “The World Series of Poker (WSOP),” for ESPN360.com covering all 58 WSOP Circuit Events.
As the daughter of a professional athlete, Danielle grew up around sports and is a self-professed sports nut! This made her a perfect fit to co-host ESPN radio’s weekly show, “Around The NFL”, and work as a courtside reporter with the Phoenix Suns for two seasons.
Danielle’s diverse talents led her to work with iconic director, James Cameron. She hosted the highly rated preview of Cameron’s documentary, “Last Mysteries of the Titanic”, on the Discovery Channel.
During her reign as Miss Arizona Danielle who is a literacy advocate, wrote, hosted, directed, and produced an educational video on literacy, entitled “A Journey of Gifts”. The video has been implemented into countless elementary school systems and is the signature video for the Arizona Literacy and Learning Center. Visit Danielle’s official website for the latest updates at www.Danielle-Demski.com
Joshua is a native Angelino who comes from an established award winning broadcast family. Joshua has excellent comedic timing and is a very talented emcee which brings a great dynamic to “Celebrity Poker Live.” He got his start as a five year old standup comedian from the fireplace step to being a standup comic and host of “All-Star Comedy” to sell out audiences for the past eight years at the Laugh Factory.
Joshua has been on the number one rated Los Angeles radio stations for over a decade. He went to number one in midday’s in Adults, ages 25-54 on KBIG-FM from 2002-2005 beating the elusive 20 year champion KOST-FM. Joshua was also heard in afternoons on K-EARTH-FM which he helped take to the number one position.